Sunday, August 11, 2013

Links but No Update for August 11, 2013

[There is no Update this week; we'll be back next week. Below are links to stories from other sources.]

Latin America Lags on Reproductive Rights

Kirchner Promotes UNASUR and CELAC, Criticizes NSA spying at UN Security Council (Argentina)

Chile: judge rejects prosecution of ex-general

Get your legal marijuana high in Uruguay

Greenwald Testifies to Brazilian Senate about NSA Espionage Targeting Brazil and Latin America

Peru: government denies existence of indigenous peoples —again

Road Wars of Colombian Amazonia

Colombian Town Says ‘No’ to Gold Mine

Colombia: coca production down as narcos diversify portfolio

Venezuela: Yukpa killed in land confrontation

Armed Groups in Venezuela's Capital Disarm

Honduras: Expanding Palm Oil Empires In The Name Of ‘Green Energy’ And “Sustainable Development’

The Murder of Tomas Garcia by the Honduran MilitaryThe Murder of Tomas Garcia by the Honduran Military

What's "Rural" in Honduran Immigration?

Guatemala’s ‘Femicide’ Courts Hold Out New Hope for Justice

Huichol indigenous People and Desert Dwellers Unite in Defense of Sacred Land (Mexico)

It begins with respect: the meaning of living well for the Tseltal and Tsotsil Mayans of Chiapas (Mexico)

‘Til Debt do us Part’-Mexico Financial Reforms

Leahy Freeze on Mexico Drug War Funds Will Save Lives and Money

Mexico: notorious kingpin Caro Quintero freed

CARICOM Moves Forward with Reparations Committee (Caribbean)

Defending the History and Culture of Ciudad Juarez (Mexico)

Arizona Border Crosser Deaths at Record High (US/immigration)

Lost in the System: Unidentified Bodies on the Border (US/immigration)

Dream 9 Continue to Challenge Unjust Immigration Policies (US/immigration)

NACLA-Global Voices Podcast—Latin America: Migrant Journeys (US/immigration)

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